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The mass media continues
to subtly convey to us the
glamour of smoking. It’s a
question of chickens and
eggs: Do we think smoking
is cool and edgy because
the movies tell us so, or do
the movies make cool, edgy
characters smoke because we
think it’s cool and edgy?
The Enveloping Smoke
Developing Elsewhere
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oo many songs sing about summer lovin’. I
sometimes wonder why nobody seems to have
the same expectations concerning matters
about love and ings in the winter as compared to
summer. When it’s cold, there’s a greater need to
cuddle, no? Perhaps these days, with such prevalent
disillusionment and distrust amongst people, toilet-
trained dogs are better creatures to cuddle with. Even
better, learn from the wisdom of toddlers and cuddle
with your blankie.
Whoever or whatever you cuddle with, the torturous
weather in Singapore is a free (now, isn’t that every
Singaporean’s favourite word) ticket for a summer ride
all the time, and therefore the idea of summer lovin’
ceases to exist because summer has lost any special
signicance to its name here.
is ain’t no bleak report though. As last issue showed,
people here are still able to boast of healthy sex (ok, call
it love if you want to) lives despite the horrid weather.
is holiday, take advantage of your newfound
knowledge, and take a breather from the emptiness of
the Singaporean rat-race lled life.
Whether you’re running away from life (oh, all
those endless attempts!), or planning for a romantic
getaway with your honey bunny, we’ll advise you on
some cheaper alternatives. Of course the simple rule
still sticks: no money, no honey. And by the way,
‘cheaper alternatives’ means no escape from the heat of
Southeast Asia. Just so you know.
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oo many songs sing about summer lovin’. I
"Sylvia T
The Be!ch
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n the Leonardo DiCaprio lm “e Beach”,
ailand’s Krabi was made the main seaside
feature, and the locals still haven’t stopped
talking about it, despite the show being almost
a decade old. Had Yao beach, where I parked
myself for all of 48 hours, was a slate grey
beach streaked with crab holes. At The Beach
Boutique Resort Krabi where I stayed, all 11
rooms oered were villas, lending an air of
much appreciated privacy & exclusivity for the
average Singaporean.
Isolated and unspoiled, it truly is a paradise. Hop
from the pool to the beach to the cosy eating
area where the food is all you would expect
from an authentic ai spot. Best of all, it’s only
a mere SGD98 a night. e villas with individual
pools cost slightly more, but why bother when
you can reign in the main pool anyway? I am
surreptitiously hinting at possible skinny-
dipping escapades in the middle of the night.
I am also abashedly hinting at the possibility
of pursuing the aforementioned activity in the
patch of ocean that you are master of at 3am at
this blissfully uninhabited beach.
Getting to Krabi town from the resort takes about
45 minutes to an hour by car or van. Having had
the opportunity to roam freely at their hawker
square, I discovered some highlights which
include pad thai (fried noodles), crispy pork
knuckle rice, coconut pancake and the cheap
mango shakes & coconut juices.
Another notable food-spot in Krabi is Ao Nang
Town. e best part about this place is that it’s
right next to the main bar lane. is narrow lane
lled with neon lights, bare skin, intoxicating
fumes, poles, cheap booze, exciting bars lined
up side by side and friendly kissable sta await
you on the avenue to dizzying heights.
Krabi is not as popular as Bangkok, but does
have its own charms and idiosyncrasies. Food
and accommodation are dirt-cheap, and the
place is well worth embracing as a destination
separate from the Bangkok adventure.
"Aster G
ere is a hot professor in my faculty who
looks like she just stepped out from an
adult magazine. I’m crazy about her! I can
barely concentrate during her class! Help!
Honesty is the best policy. Go up to her aer
class and tell her straight in the face that you
have a thing for her. If she asks you to meet
her in her o ce later on to talk about it, there
is the possibility there might not be much
talking but quite a lot of doing instead.
My boyfriend complains that my boobs
are too small. W
hat should I do?
If he really loves you, he should not care
about the size of your boobs. To test if he
really cares, chop o your boobs.
W
hy is there a lack of cute guys in school?
I’m single and frustrated.
If you look like Megan Fox, cute guys will
naturally ock to you. But if you look more
like Patricia Mok, they are all hiding at
some dark corner in fear of being preyed
on by you. It is time for you to purchase a
mirror and evaluate the situation.
My girlfriend is like a “Stepford Wife”.
She is always dressed immaculately,
gives in to me constantly and her hair
is never out of place (even when we
are doing the deed!). She is perfect,
but our relationship is starting to get
boring. What should I do?
Leave her. en, send in her name and
number to me at posemeaquestion@
gmail.com.
I need help with a Mathematics question. If 1/2x+ 1/2(1/2x+ 1/2(1/2x+1/2(1/2x + ... = y, then x =?
I’m sorry, but I only care what x is if x marks the spot of something more interesting than a mathematical concept.
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Editor’s Foreword
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AuntAgony
SuckItup!
G
o on io any budgei aiiline websiie
and do noi be suipiised io Ƥnd
oui ilai a iiip io Bali, inclusive of
ieiuin faie and aiipoii iaxes, can go as low
as sSo. If ilis piice is enougl io convince
you io lead io Bali, iead on.
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SPEXB THE BAY LALIXB
BY THE BEAIH
You laven'i been io Bali if you don'i spend
a day ai ile beacl soaling up ile sun, ile
speciaculai view of ile sunsei, colouiful
maiine life and ile ƪesl paiadeǤ Insiead
of liiiing ile iouiisiy !"#$ beacl upon
aiiival, iiy going io less populai beacles
lile %$&"' and ()*+&$. Noi only do you save
youiself ile iiouble of iosiling foi space,
ile waiei spoiis and iefieslmenis aie
piiced cleapei. Also, fewei people means
cleanei beacles and moie iime io indulge
in waiei-spoiis. Unless you'ie only ileie
io feasi youi eyes on scaniily-clad bodies,
give !"#$ a miss and lead io %$&"',
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BIXBEE JIHP AT THE BBIBLE SIX
ILIB BX THE LEBIAX BEAIH.
Because ieveise bungee iumping is only
foi i(-yeai-olds io aiiempi.
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9!""#$%%&&&'()!(*+,""'*-.%/(01%:
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FBRBE YBIR BWX SILYERWARE AT
STIBIB PERAR, IBIB.
If mum and dad aie wiil you on ilis iiip,
ilis is a place io visii wiil ilem. Tle
family-iun iewelei losis ¸ loui silveismiil
classes wleie you will gei io design and
foige youi own silvei iing oi pendani and
gei an oveiview of Balinese silveiwaie. If
ilai is noi enougl io eniice you, be a good,
selƪess clild and ilinl of low mucl youi
paienis aie going io enioy ii. Bui only biing
ilem ileie if iley'ie paying foi ile iiip.
(!""#$%%&&&'2"341-#,5(+'*-.%/(016*0(22'
#!# )
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YISIT THE WATERBBH PARR
Tlis waiei ileme-pail is fun foi ile wlole
family wiil feaiuies caieiing io boil ile
young and old. To name a few: a main aiea
wiil o aciion iides, a Euio Bungy, a spa, a
liddy pail and ile besi-sounding one of
all, a pleasuie pool.
(!""#$%%&&&'&(",5/-.7/(01'*-.%)
Now, go bool youi iicleis because you
deseive a good soal in ile pleasuie pool
afiei ile exams.
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hite sandy beaches, crystal-clear
water, blue skies – Tioman Island
is the epitome of beauty. Located
o the east coast of Malaysia, the island is
considered one of the ten most beautiful is-
lands in the world. Its enchanting beauty is
almost mysterious, giving o a sense of con-
sistent excitement in the air. It was once be-
lieved that the island was the resting place of
a beautiful dragon princess who was on her
way to visit her prince in Singapore.
From diving and snorkeling to tracking,
Tioman is a place for those with an adven-
turous heart. e magnicent coral reefs
with its sea creatures, which litter the coast
of the island, are a major attraction to divers
and tourists alike. e radiance of Tioman is
perfected by its lush-green forest and multi-
colored owers. Tracking through the bril-
liant scenery leads to a stunning waterfall
which curtains the tropical slopes. Its pearly-
white sandy beach is lled with people who
wish to relax and enjoy the sun.
With its untouched natural beauty, Tioman
Island is a blissful tropical paradise. It is the
best choice for those who seek to escape
the mundane routine of life or simply want
a place to spend memorable moments with
loved ones.
B
ack in the Army, a couple of
friends and I had too much leave
to clear towards the end of our
service – a true sign of overworked,
dedicated and patriotic soldiers. Taking a
break from wearing green uniforms, we
booked ourselves a weekend getaway to
Bintan for a little peace and quiet.
Located an hour away by ferry from
Singapore, Bintan is peppered with
holiday resorts. ere are the exquisite
and luxurious country-club types; but for
budget-conscious travellers like us, we
looked up simpler ones that had fewer
facilities and were located at more remote
areas. From the ferry terminal, we took
an hour of a bumpy catered-ride to get to
our nal choice of the Bintan Agro Beach
Resort.
Sta greeted us earnestly before we were
led to a huge hill-top villa, and the stay
only cost SGD70 for a person per night.
You can forget about shopping though,
because there’s only a convenience mart
and one miserable souvenir shop located
near the premises.
But having said that, the resort still has
its own attractions to boast about. It has
its own private beach and a sea sports
centre that supply kayaks, snorkelling
equipments and banana boat rides, as
well as the usual spa centre, swimming
pool and two restaurants. We spent hours
exploring nearby islands (I’m not sure if
you call something 40x40m popping out
of the sea an island though), re-enacting
Baywatch on the beach volleyball courts,
roasting under the sun at the poolside,
enjoying traditional massages by the
beach, and indulging in seafood (trust
me, the butter-cereal squids were a surreal
experience) meals on a Kelong.
Time passed really slowly, and that was
a wonderful break for us. Spending less
than $300 for the trip, we managed to get
away from busy schedules and buzzing
calls, rejuvenating the mind and body. At
the end of it, we felt refreshed enough to
start yelling at recruits all over again.
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gutsymmetries
Travel
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"Daniel H
Simple Trip, Simple Ple!sures
"Wini S
B!li To-Dos
"Clarinda S
Tropic!l P!r!dise
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NiclolasKiilwoodisadeliciouscollaboiaiion
beiween ile piimiiivism and fuiuiism.
Tleie was leailei, meial plaies, meial bolis
and spiles. Tlis is a colleciion of puie sloe
genius, and ile Inieinei seems io agiee wiil
me as ions of bloggeis lave alieady feaiuied
ilem, including ile piesiigious Ial 8 Iill.
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lay, I caved in, iusi lile ile iesi of
ile eveiyone else. McQueen males
my dieamsloes and cloiles.
Tle concepi of ile eniiie Spiing :oio slow is
plenomenal, "casiing an apocalypiic foiecasi
of ile fuiuie ecological melidown of ile
woild: Humanlind is made up of cieaiuies
ilai evolved fiom ile sea, and we may be
leading bacl io an undeiwaiei fuiuie as ile
ice cap dissolves." Being ile faslion aaddici, I
camped and leld my bieailiogeilei wiilile
iesi of ile woild as I siieamed and buơeied
ile slow online live. McQueen iiiled lis
slow "Plaio's Ailaniis", ile lini ai uiopia (if
you wani, dysiopia) deliveis lis message of
eveniual devoluiion fiom luman bacl io sea
cieaiuies. Apaii fiom ile sioiy, ile digiially
designed piinis on ile cloiles weie mind-
blowing. Once again, McQueen slows us
wly le is ile besi of lis iiade. Tlis colleciion
embodies wlai faslion can and slould be
- innovaiive, deiailed, faniasiical and iusi
inspiiing.
As I'm iyping ilis miseiable foiewoid, I'm
doubiful on wlai my wiiieis aie geiiing ligl
on io gei inspiiaiion. Tlus, I slall esclewile
obligaioiy summaiy and well, ilai is ii.
D
o you, lile mosi Singapoieans aiound,
siill believe ilai faslion is a domain
wlicl only belongs io ile ladies? If
you'd answeied yes, all I've goi io say is 'C'mon!
Snap oui of youi dain old-faslioned ilinling
alieady and gei oui moie!' Tleie is absoluiely
noiling silly aboui males following ile
woild of couiuie indeed, and in ilis issue of
InVeise's Tiend, we'll iale a lool ai someiling
we believe boilsexes cansiaii Ƥlling up ileiiǥ
no, noi closeis, bui sloe-iacls wiil.
Higl iops lave been aiound foi a long iime
in ile Wesiein faslion woild, and lave been
pieiiy mucloveilooled iill now, as ile Koiean
and Iapanese iecenily decided io male ii one
of Tle Mosi Esseniial and musi-lave iiem foi
anybody paiiiculai aboui following iiends. I'm
suie mosi people lave ai leasi seen a Conveise
ligl iop befoie and ileiefoie lnow wlai I'm
ialling aboui, bui if you'ie siill clueless and
need some soii of a deƤniiion ȋsislyȌǡ ileyǯie
a foim of snealeis wlicl lave a, well, liglei
iop ilai coveis youi anlles. Ii's somewlai lile
a moie casual veision of boois.
Wlile ile ligl iops iiend las been ievived,
iley'ie no longei available in iusi ile classic
veision, bywliclI iefei ioile Conveise Clucl
Tayloi All Siai Paieni. Tle always inveniive
and cieaiive Koieans and Iaps lave modiƤed
ile ligl iop io nowlave a puơy soiiǦof iongue
(as compaied io ile ilin canvas iongue in
ile classic ligl iop). In faci, I leaini ilai in
Koieaǡ ile puƥ ei youi ligl iopǯs iongueǡ ile
beiiei. And foi ilose of you wlo love seeing
youi sloeǦiacls being Ƥlled up wiil a myiiad
of colouis (I lnow foi a faci ilai some of you
musi lave a diơeieni maicling paii of sloes
foi eveiy ouiƤi you ownȌǡ youǯd be pleased io
lnow ilai ligl iops now come in an eniiie
speciium of colouis, fiom blacl io baby pinl
io neon yellow. Ol of couise if you wani ii in
blacl !"# baby pinl !"# neonyellowall in one
you've goi io go sloe-luniing youiself.
Higl iops don'i iusi come in canvas, ileie'ie
also ilose made of leailei, and aie called
Higl Top Boois. Tlese aie sliglily moie
soplisiicaied and edgey (punly, if you'd
piefei). Tle Di. Maiiens Oiiginal Hi-Top
boois is a peifeci example of ilis.
Some iips io weai youi ligl iops oui in siyle:
( Paiiing Higl Top Boois wiil disiiessed
ieans would cieaie a nice edgey-yei-casual-
and-comfoiiable lool
( Foi giils, weaiing ligl iops wiil leggings
is Ƥneǡ bui do leep in mind ilai ile longei
and slinniei youi legs, ile beiiei. Also,
biiglily colouied leggings aie seiiously
only foi ilose wlo can pull ii oơǤ
() Foi guys, weaiing a paii of slinnies oi
slimǦƤi ieans wiil youi ligl iops will do
ile iiicl.
Iusi someiling exiia, Adidas las iecenily
ieleased iis Ieiemy Scoii x Adidas "I Wings"
ligl iops seiies! Tlese ubeily cool sloes
aciually come wiil wings (deiaclable, noi io
woiiy), ilougl unfoiiunaiely iley won'i lelp
ƪy you iliougl ile mall wlen youi feei aie
iiied fiomall ilai slopping.
So wlai'ie you waiiing foi? Go giab youi ligl
iops now fiom ile neaiesi Fila, Nile, Adidas,
Conveise oi Di. Maiiens' sioie!
TREND
What are you wearing?
I goi my diess fiom an online slop foi aboui
s¸o and my bag's fiom Banglol wlicl
piobably cosi aboui sio. My si= sandals aie
fiomGoIane.
What do you usually wear to class?
I would weai a casual diess lile ilis oi paii a
simple i-sliii wiil ieans.
What do you think is the fashion must-
have this season?
A paii of Ƥiiing ieans is a consiani musiǦlaveǤ
As foi a musi-lave foi ilis season, I guess ii
would be siiuciuied slouldei pads because
I've seen quiie a loi of people weaiing ii.
How would you rate your dressing?
What are you wearing?
I goi my diess fiom an online slop foi aboui
Virn
Psychology, Ye!r 4
Debr!
Account!ncy, Ye!r 1
What are you wearing?
I goi my eniiie ouiƤi fiom Fai Easi PlazaǤ
My iop and ieans aie aboui s:o and s¸o,
iespeciively. I can'i iemembei wleie I goi my
bag fiombui I ilinl ii cosi aboui si=.
What do you usually wear to class?
A nice iop wiil a paii of ieans oi a long iop
wiil leggings.
What do you think is the fashion must-
have this season?
Animal piinis and slouldei pads.
How would you rate your dressing?
¬ oui of io.
Norm!n
English Liter!ture,Ye!r 2
What are you wearing?
I goi my i-sliii fiom Coiion On and my
beimudas fiom Bugis. Boil cosi si= eacl. My
si:.oo sloes aie fiom ilis "mama" sloe slop
neai my louse. As foi my bag, I goi ii fiom
Peninsulai and ii only cosi s= because ii's an
old design.
What do you usually wear to class?
Wlai you see is wlai you gei.
What do you think is the fashion must-
have this season?
Flasly boxeis. Because you nevei lnow wlen
you need io slow ilem.
How would you rate your dressing?
6 oui of io (and eveiyone's aboui ( oui of io).
Clement
MAE, Ye!r 3
What are you wearing?
My iop's fiom Heeien and ii cosi aboui
s:o. My sSo ieans aie fiom Topman and my
Conveise sloes cosi aboui s(=.
What do you usually wear to class?
T-sliii and ieans.
What do you think is the fashion must-
have this season?
Slinny ieans and slim-cui sliiis.
How would you rate your dressing?
Wly noi you iaie me?
Ii looled lile lei i-sliii giewa lumpy giey musiacle and siucl
oui iis foil iongues, and I ilinl I can see lei buii cleels
Tle iainbow migli lave puled on limeailiei in ile moining
W
lai's ilai on ily wiisi? Admii ii,
we will nevei siop laving issues
wiilpunciualiiy, andieducing youi
abiliiy io iell ile iime by laving io iefei ioyoui
plone oi iPod all ile iime is inconvenieni.
Hence, ile need foi waicles is consianily in
demand. Wly seiile foi boiing old Adidas
iubbei waicles oi even ilai seemingly sleel
looling Tag Heuei iime piece? Wly seiile foi
iun of ile mill, conveyoi beli waicles wlicl
says noiling mucl excepi "Tle iime now
is o¸:o¸"? Well, you gei my diifi. Lile youi
cloiles, youi accessoiies slould siand oui and
be able io lold ileii own foii. Tley slould be
able io pique ile inieiesis of ile people you'ie
ialling ioandilus iuininiogieai conveisaiion
siaiieis.
Unique waicles iell a loi aboui ileii owneis.
Tley scieam individualiiy, class, siyle, vision
and someiimes even exude some cuieness.
A TRANSFORMER waicl on ile wiisi of a
woiling piofessional wlo is oui laving diinls
on a weelend slows us lis abiliiy io lei loose
andallowileclildinlimiocomeoui andplay.
A iuin-iable waicl simply scieams PARTY
ANIMAL! Waicles wiil unique iime faces oi
ilose LED iime ielling pieces leave people in
wondeimeni. Yei, befoie you go iunning in
seaicl of ilese unique pieces, ileie aie a few
ilings you need io leep in mind.
1. Picl a unique waicl based on youi
lifesiyle and peisonaliiy. Ii's a unique iime
piece because of iwo ilings; ii isn'i woin by
eveiyone and iwo, ii's suiied foi you!
2. Male suie YOU lnow low io iead oui
own waicl! We would noi wani you ialing
͜͝ minuies iusi Ƥguiing oui wlai iime ii isǤ
3. Unique does noi equaie GAUDY. Picl
a piece wlicl maicles youi peisonal sense
of siyle.
Have fun and go ciazy wiil youi waicl
cloices! No moie ieason io be laie foi a class
bui insiead Acce IT!
T
lis issue's DIY claims inspiiaiion fiom
Pixiemaileiǯs Leailei Bow Cuơ ȋ$$$%
&'(')*!+,)-%./*, USDs(6). Again, ilis is a simple
pioieci ilai can be done quiclly using any sciap fabiic
you may laveǤ Paii ilemwiil a slaip blazei and Ƥiied
panis io iefeience Clanel's piim-wiil-an-edge Fall oo
lool oi wiil plaid foi ile pieppy clic lool populaiised
by Gossip GiilǤ Weai ile bow cuơs siacled on youi aim
io foim an aim-piece oi coniiasi wiil edgy accessoiies
foi a diơeieni loolǤ
You will need:
(x i) needle and iliead
(x i) paii of scissois
(x i) fabiic
(x i) siiip of fabiic
(x :) lengils of elasiic
Howto mak¢ th¢ BowCuơ
1. Measuie a lengil of ieciangulai fabiic
appioximaiely iwo-iliids ile ciicumfeience of
youi wiisi, wiil leigli accoiding io youi own
piefeience(ile one used leie is i:x6 cm).
2. Buncling up ile middle of ilis piece of fabiic,
wiap ile smallei siiip of cloil aiound ii, siiicling
iiglily ile iwo ends of ile siiip io lold ii iogeilei.
3. Measuie oui iwo lengils of elasiic ilai male
up ile iemaining one-iliid of ile ciicumfeience
of youi wiisi. Siiicl ilemio ile ends of ile fabiic-
bow, foiming a wiisi band. Alieinaiively, you may
cloose io use iusi i lengil of elasiic ilai las ile
leigli of ile fabiic-bow.
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You aie noi my fiiend if you aie noi blown
away by McQueen ilis colleciion. His
signaiuie slull las slillfully evolved inio a
paii sleleionǦpaii alienǡ ieiiiƤcally clicǡ
uliia glam and faslion foiwaid. I would sell
my livei io lave one of ilese babies, and
iefiain fiom diinling all my life. Tasie is
subieciive, eveiyiling is an acquiied iasie,
bui come on, McQueen ieigns supieme in
Spiing :oio foi suie.
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Noi one of A. Wang's besi woil, bui
noneileless siill desiiable. Can'i deny, lis
pievious colleciions weie miles above ilis
bui ile deal aboui A. Wang is , I'm biased.
He's cuie, ialenied and claiming. I would
weai lis poiaio sacl if le las one.
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SEXY, ilai is ii. No moie lippie, disco oi
ieiio, Fieida Giannini didgoodilis iime. Hei
bondage ileme iusi oozes puie sex appealǤ FǤ
Giannini peifoimed speciaculaily wiil ileii
lnee-ligl pieces, iale a cue Anna Sui.
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Foi Plillip Lim, lis Spiing slowcase displays
ile epiiome of ile Sell Sell Sell spiiii. Ii
wasn'i oveiaicling and yei siylisl enougl
foi ile giils io wipe oui ileii walleis. Really
cuie sloes.
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Riccaido Tisci las done good ilis season.
He biougli Diama bacl inio lis sloes wiil
ile ligl, wiapped, wedged leels. If possible,
iley made models (divine luman beings)
lool even iallei and leggiei. Ii's clean, simple
and sleel. We need ilai.
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Apaii fiomile cuived leel and exaggeiaied
plaifoim, ile besi paii of Siiiano ilis season
is in ile amazing maible sillǤ Tle nude paii
I feaiuied las io be my favoiiie, ile sequined
anlle siiaps and cui ouis woil peifecily wiil
a full coveiage sloe. Tle amouni of sequin
was well-coniiolled and oveiall, ilis season
is beauiiful and iecognizableǤ
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Louis Vuiiion goi a liiile iangly ilis season.
Maic Iacobs musi be facing a diƥ culi pliase
in life. Ii is as ilougli le goi inspiied by
ile lumps of fallen laii gaileied ai lis
bailioomguiiei lole. A mean peison migli
commeni ilai iley iesemble pubic laii bui
I will iefiain fiomilai.
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Tle iiiangulai pieces lool as ilougl iley
came siiaigli fiom a Clinese ƪeaǦmaileiǤ
Ii's loiiible bui ai leasi ilis Maic Iacobs
colleciion is (ielaiively) beiiei ilan lis Louis
Vuiiion one.
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Piada won'i be maling
any business foi ilis
colleciioncause siiippeis
canǯi aơoid PiadaǤ Fendi
did so mucl beiiei wiil
ile iianspaieni concepi.
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Someone needs io infoim
Anna Sui lei gladiaioi
sandals aie neiilei iiendy
noi ƪaiieiingǤ If iley can
male models' legs lool
siumpy, imagine ile lool on
us common moiials.
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Clanel males clogs, wlicl is sucl a piiy as
ile cloiles fiom ileii :oio colleciion was
beauiifully couniiy.
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then,wewerecaughtinacelluloidjam..
"Come to me
my sp!rkly children of the night!"
"Mathura "Miss Schecter
!"#$#%&'()*+,
Weǯve goi a siandoơ leieǡ wiil iwo veiy diơeieni opinions fiom iwo diơeieni wiiieis going
lead io leadǤ Pens sciaicled fuiiously and inl ƪew in ile newsioom iecenilyǡ and ile iension
in ile aii could lave siiangled a iabbiiǤ Foiiunaielyǡ boil aiiicles lave been Ƥnisledǡ wiiloui
eiilei wiiiei geiiing luiiǤǤǤ badlyǤ One wiiiei ilinls Edwaid Cullen is dieamy
iomaniic woiil aspiiing ioǡ bui ile oilei ilinls Edwaid̽s a spailly lomo wlo
will die of blue ballsǤ One indulges in laimless faniasyǡ bui oneǯs a giil wlo
can̽i live wiiloui sexǡ and las ciusles eveiy weelǫ Wlo will you side
wiilǡ and wloǯs ile deluded oneǫ Read on and Ƥnd ouiǨ
!
lis is piobably a iopic wlicl mosi guys and a few giils
noi paiiial io faiiyǦiale faniasiesǡ would be iepulsed byǤ
Bui lold youi loisesǢ foi ilis isnǯi iusi any old ieview
aboui ile bool seiies oi ile movie ilai evole piepubesceni
giily sigls aboui ile olǦsoǦpeifeci MiǤ Edwaid Cullen and
iaves aboui ile aclingly sweei ieenage iomance beiween lim
and ile enclaniing MsǤ BellaǤ Wlai was ii aboui !"#$#%&'(
ilai caugli ile aiieniion of so manyǫ Wlicl paii of ii was so
iniiiguing ilai sucl a commonǡ iiied and iesied ieielling of
ile aicleiypal love sioiy could become sucl a luge liiǫ
Tle seiies is cleaily meani io appeal io pieieen and adolesceni
giilsǡ wlo dieam of a piince in slining aimoui ȋoi in ilis caseǡ
pale slin and a leailei iacleiȌ io sweep ilem oơ ileii feeiǤ
Siunning young Cullen is ile peifeci aniiǦleioǡ ioiiuied and
disianiǡ bui wiil deep emoiional needsǤ Any giil neai lim
would feel lei leaii pounding ai biealnecl speedǤ And did
I meniion ilai le seems io say all ile iigli ilingsǫ Men
ilese days can leain mucl fiom young Edwaidǡ bui oldei
women ioo can appieciaie ile sweei iomance ilai develops
beiween Edwaid and BellaǤ Howevei mucl iley migli deny
iiǡ oi call ii immaiuieǡ I̽m suie eveiy woman las a liiile giil
inside wlo piivaiely enieiiains ilese faniasiesǤ
Tlougl ii las been accused of being uniealisiic and
iuvenileǡ Bella̽s posiiion is one mosi giils dieam io be
inǤ Iiiesisiible io an ancieni and poweiful cieaiuie of ile
nigli ȋwlo also lappens io be supeiǦsexyȌǡ sle las ile
vampiie suơeiing io coniain lis uiges and aiiempiing noi
io fall in love wiil leiǤ
Leiǯs be faii leieǣ if people can be iliilled aboui movies
wiil laiiy midgeis Ƥgliing ovei iewelleiyǡ ilen wly
noi well diessed vampiiesǫ Vampiies lave always been
poiiiayed as evil bloodsucling monsieisǡ and cieaiing
a vampiie wlo siiuggles wiil lis naiuie and falls in
love wiil a luman is a iefiesling iale on ile daied and
gloomy myilologyǤ One could aigue ilai ile exisience
of a vampiie lile Edwaid males ile oilei vampiies wlo
do noi iesiiain bui even ievel in ileii uiges all ile moie
ieiiifyingǤ
As mucl as Twiligli is admiiiedly faniasy ilai is divoiced
fiom iealiiy on boil ile supeinaiuial and iomaniic fionisǡ
ii̽s faniasy ilai feels good io believe inǡ even if foi a liiile
wlileǤ We all cloose io believe in oui own liiile dieams and
wislesǡ iegaidless of low unlilely iley aieǤ In a wayǡ ilese
ilings male life a moie woiily iouiney foi eacl of usǤ
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Lei me begin by lisiing ile paiameieisǣ
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͞Ǥ I did waicl ile Ƥisi movieǤ
͟Ǥ I ilinl Robeii Paiiinson is fuglyǤ
)
And wiil ilose ͟ siaiemenisǡ I bid ile
!"#$#%&' fans wlo aie ieading ilisǡ adieuǤ
)
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ǯve usually goi a million and one ilings io
say on any given iopicǡ bui I am Ƥnding
myself iiuly siumped foi woidsǤ Wleie
does one begin io explain oi even desciibe ile
uiiei abominaiion ilai is !"#$#%&'ǡ Sieplanie
Meyei and ile Twiligli fiancliseǫ
)
My ediioi iliew a few quesiions my way befoie
I began wiiiing ilisǣ Wly is Twiligli so massiveǫ
Does ii appeal io oldei womenǡ iooǫ
)
Spealing as a ͞͝ǦyeaiǦoldǡ loiǦblooded female
wloǯs seen lei faii slaie of men ȋbui mosily boysȌǡ
I can safely say ilai any guy wlo lolds lis bieail
and lools lile leǯs aboui io pioieciile vomii wlen I
sii down nexi io lim will deƤniiely noi gei my voie
foi CiuslǦofǦTleǦWeelǤ Tlis slowsǡ beyond any
sladow of a doubiǡ ilai Bella las slii foi biainsǤ
)
Bui wlai bugs me mosi is ile message of absiinence
and clasiiiyǤ Gianiedǡ ile seiies is moie suiied foi
pieieen giilsǡ bui sexualiiy is ile veiy foundaiion of
ile legend of ile vampiieǤ Iǯll say ilis only once Ȃ weǯie
noi in Uialǡ ladies and genilemenǤ PieǦmaiiial sex is
noi an uiban myilǤ Giilsǡ pull youi leads oui of ile
clouds and siop ilinling ilai boys can live wiiloui
sex because THEY CANǯTǤ ȋMosi giilsǡ me includedǡ
canǯi eiileiǨȌ
)
I waicled ile Ƥisi movie ȋdiiecied by Caileiine
Haidwicle ȑwlo also did Tliiieen Ȃ low could you
lave sunl so lowǫȒȌ in wlicl ileie was a scene wleie
Edwaid is waicling Bella sleepingǤ Tlen sle wales upǤ
Tlen iley lissǤ Tlen iley liss veiy passionaielyȄ
)
Nexi iling you lnowǡ Edwaid las ƪown baclwaids
wiil ile foice of pusling Bella awayǤ
)
I iuined io my paiinei and saidǡ DzWlicl do you
ilinl will lill lim Ƥisiǫ His ciaving foi lei bloodǡ
oi lis eieciionǫdz
Honesilyǡ I Ƥnd ii all veiy disappoiniingǤ Looling bacl
ai ile legend of ile vampiie and ile depiciions weǯve
seen since ile veiy Ƥisi vampiie ƪicl )*+,-./'0() #3)
ͥ͝͞͞ ȋdiiecied by FǤWǤ MuinauȌǡ ile moie obscuieǡ
semiǦindie ones lile 1.#%&'( )#%&' in ͥͤ͝͡ ȋdiiecied
by Tom HollandȌ io bloclbusiei ieleases lile 20--3(
*,('&-(4/53-6 in ͜͜͞͞ ȋdiiecied by Miclael RymeiȌǡ
ileie seems io be one of iwo aicleiypes of ile Vampiie
Ȃ ileyǯie eiilei compleiely ieiiifying oi diopǦdeadǦ
ialeǦmeǦnow sexyǤ
)
Unfoiiunaielyǡ Edwaid Cullen is neiileiǤ
)
Vampiies diinl luman bloodǫ Teiiifyingǡ and iiglily
soǤ Vampiies diinling blood fiom ileii viciimsǯ neclsǡ
a lnown eiogenous zoneǫ Admii iiǡ iiǯs disiuibingly
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Come onǡ peopleǨ Vampiies aie inleienily sexual
cieaiuies and ileie aie no iwo ways aboui iiǤ Ii daies
bacl io Biam Sioleiǯs 4./90$/ and las coniinued
iliougloui ile yeais ȋilinl of ile smouldeiing
iension beiween Spile and Buơy in Buơy tbe Vompire
:$/8-.ȌǤ Tle quesiion of wly migli be a bii laidei
io explainǤ My lypoilesis is ilisǣ vampiies appeal io
a iailei macabie and animalisiic side of usǡ and foi
mosi of usǡ ilis is a side ilai we pieiend doesnǯi exisiǤ
)
I suppose we could ciedii Meyei foi inveniing ile
MeiiosexualȀAsexual Vampiie Ȃ Edwaid lools lile
le uses moie laii pioduci ilan lalf ile giils I lnow
and leǯs ile only ͣ͝ǦyeaiǦold boy in ile woild wlo
lasnǯi goiien io secondǦbase wiil lis giilfiiend Ȃ bui
Edwaid isnǯi a vampiie anyoneǡ save ile populaiion
of piepubesceniǡ ignoiani giils ȋand some boysȌǡ can
iale seiiouslyǤ Edwaid Cullen is a vampiie you can
defang and pui in youi puise on a nigli ouiǣ DzGiilsǡ
meei my boyfiiendǨ Heǯs a vampiie and isnǯi le ile
cuiesi of ilem allǫdz ȝpincles cleelsȝ
)
In essenceǡ Meyei las ialen a wellǦlovedǡ iespeciable
monsiei and iuined ii inio an emasculaiedǡ gliiieiingǡ
biooding ball of ƪuơǤ
)
Slin ilai spailles in ile sunligliǫ
)
Sislyǫ
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film
"Sean
"Sean
!
"#$%& '()& !"#$' is a movie based on ile
lives of Iulia Clild and Iulie Powell.
Iulia Clild was a famed Ameiican clef,
auiloi, and ielevision peisonaliiy, wlo
iniioduced Fiencl cuisine io ile Ameiican
mainsiieam. Iulie Powell was a miseiable
woman wiil a dead-end adminisiiaiive
iobǡ spending nineǦioǦƤve in a cubicle as
lei soul giadually sliiveled. A big fan of
Iulia's, Iulie decided io embail on a pioieci
--sle would cool iliougl all =:( iecipes
in Iulia's famous coolbool, *'+,%-$(.&
,/%& 0-,& 12& 3-%(4/& 5116$(., wiilin a
yeai. Sle siaiied a blog io clionicle lei
pioieci, and quiclly gaineied a luge
audience of malconienied lousewives
and lonely women all ovei ile globe. A
bool deal followed, and Iulie publisled a
bool wlicl ile movie is based on, !"#$%&
'()& !"#$'7& 89:& ;'<+=& :>?& @%4$A%+=& B& C$(<&
0A'-,D%(,& E$,4/%(. Tle movie coniiasis
ile iwo women's lives, and is also based
on Iulia Clild's auiobiogiaply, *<&F$2%&$(&
3-'(4%, wlicl deiails Clild's expeiience
as an Ameiican living in Fiance, and lei
laboiious iise io fame. Iulie Powell las
since wiiiien a new bool, io be ieleased
ilis yeai. Sle desciibes lei iob as "wiiiing
in my paiamas", and doesn'i miss lei days
as a cubicle monley ai all.
T
uclei Max is a law giaduaie
wlo decided io go inio blogging
piofessionally afiei le goi Ƥied fiom
lis inieinslip. Tuclei wiiies aboui geiiing
diunl and laving sex. Sioiies on lis siie
include an anal sex expeiience wlicl
involved diaiilea, sex wiil a midgei, and
also low le goi Ƥied fiom lis inieinslipǤ
Readeislip giew immense, and le soon
lad a bool deal. His bool, G& H1A%& C/%<&
I%-J%&K%%-&$(&H%##, las made ile New Yoil
Times Besi Sellei Lisi foui yeais in a iow.
Afiei ilai, Max wioie a scieenplay based
oơ claiacieis and evenis in lis boolǡ and
pioduced ile movie. G&H1A%&C/%<&I%-J%&K%%-&
$(&H%##. Tle movie is cuiienily piemieiing
in ile siaies.
Osc!r Antics
De!r Re!ders:
I’m Rich!
T
leie aie few loiioi movies ilai can
boasi aboui scaiing audiences iill iley
scieam iunning oui of ile ileaiie.
L'-'(1-D'#&04,$J$,< is one of ilem. Iniiially
sold as ile iiglis foi a iemale io DieamWoils,
siudio execs aiianged a scieening wiil a iesi
audience. Wlen vieweis siaiiing walling
oui midway, iley siaiied woiiying aboui
ile movie being a ƪopǡ uniil iley iealized
ile vieweis lad lefi because iley weie ioo
fiigliened. Tlis led io ile decision io ielease
ile Ƥlm as ii wasǤ Appaienilyǡ Sieplen
Spielbeig iool ile DVD lome io waicl and
ieiuined ii ile nexi day in a gaibage bag,
claiming ilai ile DVD was launied. He said
a few minuies afiei playing ii, ile doois io lis
bedioom locled ilemselves, and le lad io
call a loclsmiil.
Tle Ƥlm is a Ǯmoclumeniaiyǯǡ lile C/%& K#'$-&
M$,4/& L-1N%4,. Ii's aboui a young maiiied
couple wlo expeiiences siiange lappenings
in ileii louse, and decides io sei up a
cameia in ile bedioom io Ƥlm iiǤ Sloi by
a no-name diiecioi, on a land-leld video
cameia, siaiiing unlnown aciois and wiil
poclei clangeǢ ile Ƥlmǯs commeicial success
P!r!norm!l
Activity
T
wo ilings will be diơeieni in ile
upcoming Academy Awaids. Tleie
will be io insiead of = besi piciuie
nominaiions, and a new piefeieniial voiing
sysiem will be used io deieimine ile winnei.
Now wlai does ilis mean, and wly slould
we caie?
Tle awaids vieweislip las been
plummeiing in ieceni yeais, falling
fiom =¬ million in iooS io an all
iime low of ¸i million in :ooS.
Voieis lave been accused of
being ioo iemoved fiom ile
viewing public's iasies. Many weie
upsei wlen C/%& ;'-6& E($./, and
M0FFOP failed io gei inio ile pievious
Besi Piciuie nominaiion lisi, wlicl was
dominaied by ile usual sobei diamas
ile voieis iended io favoi. Wiil io slois
foi nominaiions, peilaps ileie will be
moie ioom foi animaied faie and oilei
moie commeicial Ƥlms io diaw vieweisǤ
A nominaiion means a big boosi in
DVD sales and ienials foi movies.
Eniiie maileiing campaigns lave
been buili aiound a besi piciuie
nominaiion. Uliimaiely, ile
ieasons foi ile inciease in
nominaiions aie piobably Ƥnancial onesǡ
meani io lelp ile TV neiwoils and big
movie siudios.
Tlougl ii's iusi posiulaiion, ii seems io me
ilai wiil moie nominaiions, ileie will be
a gieaiei amouni of inieiseciion beiween
aiiisiic and commeicial iniegiiiy in ƤlmsǤ
Lei me explain: big siudios lave an annual
budgei, and wiil ilis budgei iley male
movies iley lope will geneiaie loads of
"Sean
ievenue and also movies iley lope will gei
nominaied foi oi win Oscais. Obviously,
movies in ile laiiei caiegoiy aie mucl
fewei; iley iend io be ieleased only duiing
ile Novembei io Decembei peiiod, close io
ile awaids ceiemonyǡ lence ile ieim ǮOscai
season'. Wiil moie nominaiions possible,
peilaps ileie will be a biggei budgei foi
moie ǮOscai moviesǯ io be madeǡ movies
made wiil aiiisiic value in mind,
iailei ilan ievenue. I'm noi saying
ile academy voieis aie peifecily
obieciive, bui iley aie suiely beiiei
ilan siudio execuiives, wlo would
piobably iape babies on scieen if iley
ilougli ii would iuin ileii movie inio a
bloclbusiei. As ii is now, Oscai movies aie
few, only ieleased iwo monils oui of a yeai.
Wlo lnows low many amazing sciipis
lave been iuined down and noi made inio
movies because ile Oscai movie budgei foi
ile yeai las been used up.
Insiead of ile simple Ǯmosi voies winsǯ
sysiem ilai was pieviously used, voieis
will be iold io lisi ile io nominees
by oidei of piefeience. Tle new
sysiem is iidiculously complex, bui
basicallyǡ ii means ilai even if a Ƥlm
las ile mosi No. i voies, ii migli noi win. Ii
could be beaien by a Ƥlm wiil fewei NoǤ ͝ǡ
bui moie NoǤ ͞ and NoǤ ͟ voiesǤ ǮLove ii oi
laie ii' movies wlicl siiaiify voieis will lave
a laidei iime winning. Movies ilai appeal io
a widei iange of iasies and saiisfy ile mosi
numbei of voieis will be moie lilely io win.
Tle unfoiiunaie consequence is ilai siudios
migli be moie aveise io maling iisly movies,
piefeiiing io siicl io safei, moie conveniional
Ƥlmsǡ ovei ilose ilai pusl boundaiiesǤ
I
n ile old days, if you weie a young, unlnown wiiiei, loping io gei noiiced and sell youi
scieenplayǡ youǯd noi only lave io sucl oơ a bigǦsloi diiecioiȀsiudio execuiive in a niglispoi
bailioom, bui gei ploiogiaplic evidence in oidei io bieal inio ile scene. Tlougl ilai's siill
an opiion, now anoilei opiion is simply io siaii a blog... and gei iliee million ieadeis.
And wlai of oui local bloggeisǫ Xiaxueǡ a iweniyǦƤve yeai old womanǡ las been blogging io a
sieady ieadeislip foi yeais now. Sle las won muliiple awaids foi lei blog, does ii full iime, and
las also losied lei own TV slow, Q$-#+&R",&F1")Ǥ Recenilyǡ sle acquiied a ͊͢͜͜͜ Ƥlm giani fiom
ile goveinmeni and is cuiienily woiling on a scieenplay.
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!"#$%& 8& !"#$9& /9+& ,%%:& 1#9;$:-& +$:6%& 0/%& <=0/&(>& ?60(,%@5& A906/& 0/%& 0@9$#%@& /%@%2& /001233
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I Hope Tley Seive Beei In Hell will be ieleased in ile US on ile :=il of Sepiembei. No local
ielease daie las been announced yei. A906/& 0/%& 0@9$#%@& /%@%2& /001233)))5;("0",%56(73
)906/BCDLMH7NO1N@KJ
migli also be desciibed as paianoimal. Ii
made s=¸=K afiei a ¸¸il scieening (all afiei-
midnigli ieleases) in ile US. Tlai means
iusi aboui eveiy scieening was sold oui.
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/%@%&(:&0/%&<P0C/&(>&N(C%7,%@5&A906/&0/%&
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)906/BCDLQRKSTUVWXY
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"Rachel Lim
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ome of youi fiiendly wiiieis iesponsible foi ilis snazzy seciion
you'ie looling ai iigli now iool ile libeiiy of asling aiound if
anyone siill lnew wlo Mila is, given lis iliee-yeai-long JoJqy
boliJoy. If you didn'i need us piompiing Groce Kelly and love ToJoy
we ilanl and applaud youǤ Foi all ilose wlo weni iliougl Ƥie and
biimsione wlile iiying io iemembei, we ilanl you all ile same bui we'll
wiillold ile applause. Tlis ieview is dedicaied io you.
Mila's sexualiiy will noi be discussed leie because we aien'i inieiesied in ii and neiilei slould
you beǤ Youǯll be beiiei oơ pieoccupied wiil lis new album and lis iigliy wliiies in ile music
video foi lis sunny opening single, Ve ore GolJen.
Youil is as golden as Mila wanis ii io be - ile cloius is anilemic, ile lyiics iiiesisiible, and ile
cloii of adolescenis singing in ile baclgiound is siill iesonaiing wiil equal siiengil and vigoui
as in lis Ƥisi albumǤ Tle video foi ile single is also puie ledonisiic ouiiageousness ai iis besiǤ
Give us Mila piancing aiound in lis iigli wliie undeiweai, emiiiing caieening falseiios amidsi
buisis of Teclnicoloi and we'ie sold.
Tbe Boy Vbo Knew Too Mucb piances in ile similai musical diieciion as lis debui album. Even
ile album aii foi ilis is also ȋa liiile disappoiniinglyȌ ieminisceni of lis debuiǯsǤ One diơeience
ilouglǡ is ilis iimeǡ Mila wiiies speciƤcally aboui dealing wiil lis peiiod of adolescenceǤ One
will be foigiven foi ilinling ilai iiacls lile Blome lt on tbe Girls and Roin lave been peifoimed
by Queen's legendaiy, laigei-ilan-life fioniman Fieddie Meicuiy, foi Mila las been consianily
compaied io lim. On ile oilei land, save foi ile sliglily disiuibing lyiics in ile cloius, Toucbes
You geis exiia ludos foi clannelling a Miclael Iaclson vibe, and vocal deliveiy. We ilinl ile
King of Pop would appiove so mucl, le'd even lei Mila boiiow lis wliie glove.
Woiil meniioning is Toy Boy, a iiacl we ilinl slould be on ile soundiiacl of Pinocclio insiead.
Mila sings aboui being used and abused leie, and slowcases some gieai coniiol ovei lis vocals.
Tle dainiy melody and ile incessani ilymes male foi an inieiesiing iale on sucl a dail issue bui
suƥ ce foi passable lisieningǡ noi unlile Blue Eyes and Dr. lobn.
Howevei, wlai ieally impiesses us aboui ilis album is iis muliipliciiy of musical siyles. Mila
depaiis fiom poieniial mineƤelds of endless soulless pop songs by demonsiiaiing depil and
diveisiiy in powei ballads. l See You, aboui uniecipiocaied seciei ieenage love, sees Mila on piano
and vocals, bacled by an oiclesiia. Ii is sad, wisiful and veiy ielaiable (especially wlen you'ie a
siudeni). Similaily, By tbe Time, Mila's collaboiaiion wiil Imogen Heap, is in oui opinion, ile
sole siandoui iiacl in ilis album. Mila displays a suipiising sensiiive side in ilis song. Well-
wiiiien and well-aiianged, Mila's vocals aie again biilliani leie, lis lowei iegisiei laimonizing
ƪawlessly wiil Heapǯs aiiy inionaiionsǤ Mila leads in ile sianzas wlile Heap clanis launiingly
in ile baclgiound, bui boil meli seamlessly and beauiifully inio ile cloius. Ii is ilis iiacl we
liglly iecommend if noiling else impiesses you.
Mila is noi wlo you ilinl le is Ǧ le is goldenǤ He isnǯi afiaid io be diơeieni in a saiuiaied pop
mailei and we fully appieciaie lis unique ileaiiicaliiy. We gei ile impiession ilai Mila wanis io
be ile consummaie peifoimei and wleilei le will be, lile lis musical inspiiaiions weie, iemains
io be seenǤ Despiie a few leidown iiacls scaiieied in beiweenǡ Milaǯs soplomoie eơoii geis oui
nod. Ionas Bioileis, eai Mila's dusi. (Ed: iley don'i belong in ile same senience).
Tbe Boy Vbo Knew Too Mucb!"#$%&
C
omeil ile iime wlen ile slii ilieaiens io liiieil ile fan...eil. Tle iiials and iiibulaiions
of a siudeni snowballs fuiilei wiil ile neai culminaiion of a semesiei ilai involves ile
iniegial (and iilsome) assessmeni of wlai oui leciuieis lave goiged oui minds wiil ilese
pasi few monils. Comeil ioo ile iime wlen psyclological and peisonaliiy disoideis licl in
full ilioiile, io us ioo ai Inveise, wlo fancy ouiselves as ile all-ioundei golden, gaga and...gay
gods. Siill, allow us ile cailaiiic oppoiiuniiy of confessing io you ile siiange and silly ilings we
lave been lisiening io as we aiiempi io simulaie oui peisonal biand of escapism fiom ile laisl
iealiiies of lifeǤ In ieiuinǡ we oơei you oui mosi sinceie and unabiidged ǮgooǦgooǦgaǦioobsǯ ȋwlai
moie appiopiiaie song ilan Tle Beailes' I Am ile Walius io expiess oui volaiile minds) on ile
peifeci supplemeni io youi daily piesciipiion of Piozac: music.
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omeil ile iime wlen ile slii ilieaiens io liiieil ile fan...eil. Tle iiials and iiibulaiions
of a siudeni snowballs fuiilei wiil ile neai culminaiion of a semesiei ilai involves ile
iniegial (and iilsome) assessmeni of wlai oui leciuieis lave goiged oui minds wiil ilese
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F
angiil aleii! Absoluiely swoon-woiily guys lave iecoided a lisi of songs ilai lave been
iopping claiis noi only in Koiea bui also in oilei Asian iegions, including oui sunny liiile
island. 'Boys ovei Floweis', ile diama of ilis OST, was an insiani lii in Koiea ile momeni
ii was ieleased, and ile ciaze, mucl lile ile scieams of.well, ciazed fangiils, las since spiead
lile wildƤieǤ
By an accidenial encouniei, a pooi giil eniols in an eliie sclool, only io discovei ilai ii's piaciically
iuled by foui iiiesisiibly cuie and iicl guys! Tlinl Cindeiella's Piince Claiming, only ilis iime
ii's noi one, bui foui goigeous piinces! Based on ile populai Iapanese manga Hono Yori Donqo
by Kamio Youlo, ile Koiean veision of ile diama las been widely agieed upon as ile veision
ilai las ile besi developmeni of claiacieis and of couise, ile besi-looling casi. (As a faci, youis
iiuly las been iuining io siaie ai ile goigeous specimens on ile OST iigli b eside lei as sle is
wiiiing ilis. No, don'i ioll youi eyes. Ii simply con´t be lelped!)
Tle Boys over Flowers OST, wiil a covei pieiiily adoined wiil eye candy (side glimpse: siaiiy-
eyed, swoons), is a colleciion of Koiean pop numbeis and sweei ballads ilai managed io iug ai
my leaiisiiings, wasling me in biiieisweei memoiies of ile diama. Tle opening song Paiadise
by T-max is an exlilaiaiing K-Pop lii ilai biings me io, apily enougl, PoroJise, wlile ile
closing iiacl Becouse l´m Foolisb by populai Koiean boyband SS=oi diowns lisieneis wiil iis
leaiibiealing lyiics iiansliieiaied and iianslaied above.
Oilei memoiable iiacls include SHINee's StonJ by Me, Someday's sweei iendiiion of Do You
Know and yei anoilei ieaiieilei ȋile iailei appiopiiaiely namedȌ Storliqbt Teors by Kim Yu
Kyung.
Afiei ile Ƥisi blasi of blissǡ fans weie gieeied wiil yei anoilei suipiise Ȃ a second soundiiacl
album was ieleased. Populai liis include SS=oi's sweei and cleeiful iendiiion of Mokinq o lover,
T-Max's pop numbeis Soy Yes and Visb UR My love, Iisun's Vbot sboulJ l do and Yeorninq of
tbe Heort by A'sii.
Loyal fans will also be iewaided wiil a cuie mini ploio colleciion in ile lyiics bool. Tlis sei of
glossy ploios allows you io gusl ovei ile main (loi) casi Lee Min Ho, Kim Beum, Kim Hyun-
Ioong, Kim Ioon and noi foigeiiing ile adoiable Koo Hye Sun! Of couise, mosi of you ciazy
fangiils oui ileie aie alieady in ile lnow aboui SS͜͡͝ǯs cuiieni and Ƥisi evei Asia Conceii Touiǡ
wlicl will piobably ieacl Singapoie ilis Decembei! Lee Min Ho, ile male lead of BOF, is also
coming io iown, so piepaie youi leaiis (and cameias), giils! He was supposed io lave ieacled
Singapoie on Ociobei ͜͝il foi ile oƥ cial opening of ION Oiclaidǯs Eiude House ouileiǡ bui ii
lad been most unfoiiunaiely delayed. Siill, lis iescleduled ieiuin on :(il Ociobei includes a
:DiN piomoiional iiip foi Eiude House!
Lile ii oi noi, ile BOF wave is leie io siay foi some iime, so...waicl ii, lisien io ii, love ii. Foi a
guaianieed ecsiaiic, endoiplin-pioducing iieai afiei a laid weel's woiil of assignmenis and
quizzesǡ pui on youi leadplonesǡ siaie ai ile OSTǡ and spin ile disc iusi one more time!
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"Candice Neo
驩 ꏭꍡ鱉 骽ꓩ驍 驍ꠕ꫑
Nae MeoRiNeun NeoMuNa NaPpaSeo
骽 뼍驍ꗋ꾅 驑 ꑝꌩ隕
Neo HaNaBakkE Nan MoReuGo
鲙ꌭ ꩡꅁ냹 ꚩ隕넽鱉 髁
DaReun SaRamEur BoGoIssNeun Neon
넩ꆥ 驩ꍽ넁鵹 ꑝꌩ陕덵
IReon NaeMaEumDo MoReuGessJi
骽넍 뼍ꊝ꾅 驍ꄵ 꽻陕덵
NeoUi HaRuE NaRan EobsGessJi
鿅 띉꽪눥뗝 꽻陕덵ꎁ
Tto ChuEogJoCha EobsGessJiMan
骽ꎁ ꗉꄱꎁ ꚩ隕넽鱉 驑
NeoMan BaRaMan BoGoIssNeun Nan
녅饭 鮽ꓱ넩 섅ꌩ隕넽꽩
Because I'm so foolisl,
I only lnow you
You wlo aie looling ai someone else
You piobably don'i lnow my leaii.
Tleie is no me in youi days, piobably
Noi even in youi memoiies
Bui I'm looling ai only you as
My ieais coniinue io fall.
JaKku NunMurI HeuReuGoIssEo
Music!l Esc!p!de
Destin!tion: Kore!
We !re OLDEN
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We !re AGA
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re AGA re AGA
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f you'ie alieady looling foi iiavel biocluies io plan youi escape come Decembei, wly noi
Gieece. If ile devil's disl of daily din and deadlines is diiving you io lool foi some foim of
escapism befoie you siaii pissing in youi panis, well, wly, in ile name of LoidDionysus, wly
evei noi Gieel music?
Weǯie noi ile Ƥisi xenoǦs io delve inio Gieel music by viiiue of iis inleieni and evideni splendoui
Ȃ Giammy winnei Biuce Spiingsieenǡ Siingǡ Fiencl sopiano coloiaiuia Emma Slapplin and
Biiiisl iocl band Ieilio Tull lave all been bewiicled, bedazzled and besoiied enougl io iniiiaie
collaboiaiions wiil Gieel aiiisi Gioigios]Geoige Dalaias, one of Gieece's inieinaiional gems wlo
las ile ialeni ile size of Mylonos iimes ien and ile vocal coids woiily of ile eais of gods. Hecl,
Iim Moiiison limselfǡ wiil lis Gieel epiiapl Ǯlaia ion ȥaimona eayioyǯ ȋieniaiivelyǡ Ǯaccoiding
io lis own daimon and spiiiiǯȌ fancied limself as ile eiiaiic Gieel godǡ DionysusǤ
Now, you may wondei, wlai's ile big fuss aboui Gieel music? Ii's all.well, Gieel io us anyway.
Well, ilai's piecisely wly we believe ilai Gieel language and music siands on a pedesial of iis own.
Tle language and music's accuiacy as a iepieseniaiion of life and naiuie scaies ile Singapoiean
oui of us because ii calls foi confioniaiion wiil ile deep and dail wiilin ouiselves (oi so ile
Aiisioile amaieui in us posiulaie) -- a qualiiy wlicl may be summed up by ile plilosoplical
ieim Ǯmimesisǯǡ wlicl ȋsuipiiseǡ suipiiseȌ is deiived fiom ile Ancieni Gieel ǮɑɣɑɋɗɎɘǯȀǮɑɎɑɉîɗɌɄɎǯ
io mean Ǯimiiaiionǯ ȋdonǯi woiiyǡ we canǯi iead ilai eiileiǤ We lile io pieiend we can ilouglȌǤ
We bei oui Gieel-wannabe-boiioms ilai ile language can piobably even -- in one concise woid
-- expiess ile sicl, muddled feeling ilai many of us ai InVeise lave ilis veiy momeni, wlicl
migli be besi summed up asǣ Ǯwe ilinl oui assignmenis smell lile caieipillai dung and oui
piofessois aie going io lave a ball of a iime laugling ai ilem uniil iley fall oơ ileii claiis and
land on ileii evil iuslies'. . Olay, peilaps noi, bui you gei ile idea.
Tle piecision of ileii vocabulaiy especially wiil iegaid io emoiional ieims is beyond oui
expiessive abiliiy (blame ii on oui noi being Gieel) ilai we lave io iesoii io using weiid foims
foi ile iianslaiion of Mailos Vamvalaiis' !"#$"%&'(")"#*&+#("$,&+- ȋieniaiively Ǯyoui eyelasles
sline') below:
You seeǡ ile song las a soii of snazzy emblemaiic qualiiy ilai iniends io coniuie ile image of
youi loveiǯs eyes bui wiiloui licling in youi gag ieƪexes because iis ingenuous simpliciiy simply
suipasses iis iiiie and coiny counieipaiis ilai sayǡ comes in ile foim of ile Englisl Ǯyoui eyes
-- iley aie lile limpid pools!' (Renzo Cesana in !./#0&-%1-/-%"(ȌǤ ǮLimpidǯǫ Ul ilanlsǡ loveiǤ
Wellǡ ile language is one ilingǤ Tle deliveiy is a wlole diơeieni sioiyǤ Oui favouiiie iebeiilo
and laïlo iiagoudia (Gieel uiban]populai foll music) aiiisi, Gioigios Dalaias, lools lile ile
weigli of ile woild is aboui io ieai oui of lis slin wlen le singsǡ lile lis eyeballs migli iusi
buisi wiil all ile ieais in ile woildǡ lile lis Ƥngeinails migliǤǤǤwellǡ you gei ile ideaǤ Call ii
an oveilill of semiǦmoibid selfǦindulgence wiil doom and gloom bui we deƤniiely iecommend
ilis (compaiaiively lealily) foim of escapism ovei cigaieiies (see Feaiuies seciion) oi wlaievei
psycledelic diugs you migli be ilinling of using in ilis iime of siiife. Be wained lowevei, side
eơecis migli include you iisling inƤdeliiy wiil eimǡ a paii of vocal coids and a wlole losi of
Gieel gobbledygool.
Gieece. If ile devil's disl of daily din and deadlines is diiving you io lool foi some foim of
escapism befoie you siaii pissing in youi panis, well, wly, in ile name of LoidDionysus, wly
evei noi Gieel music?
Weǯie noi ile Ƥisi xenoǦs io delve inio Gieel music by viiiue of iis inleieni and evideni splendoui
Ȃ Giammy winnei Biuce Spiingsieenǡ Siingǡ Fiencl sopiano coloiaiuia Emma Slapplin and
Biiiisl iocl band Ieilio Tull lave all been bewiicled, bedazzled and besoiied enougl io iniiiaie
collaboiaiions wiil Gieel aiiisi Gioigios]Geoige Dalaias, one of Gieece's inieinaiional gems wlo
las ile ialeni ile size of Mylonos iimes ien and ile vocal coids woiily of ile eais of gods. Hecl,
Iim Moiiison limselfǡ wiil lis Gieel epiiapl Ǯlaia ion ȥaimona eayioyǯ ȋieniaiivelyǡ Ǯaccoiding
io lis own daimon and spiiiiǯȌ fancied limself as ile eiiaiic Gieel godǡ DionysusǤ
Now, you may wondei, wlai's ile big fuss aboui Gieel music? Ii's all.well, Gieel io us anyway.
Well, ilai's piecisely wly we believe ilai Gieel language and music siands on a pedesial of iis own.
Tle language and music's accuiacy as a iepieseniaiion of life and naiuie scaies ile Singapoiean
oui of us because ii calls foi confioniaiion wiil ile deep and dail wiilin ouiselves (oi so ile
Aiisioile amaieui in us posiulaie) -- a qualiiy wlicl may be summed up by ile plilosoplical
ieim Ǯmimesisǯǡ wlicl ȋsuipiiseǡ suipiiseȌ is deiived fiom ile Ancieni Gieel ǮɑɣɑɋɗɎɘǯȀǮɑɎɑɉîɗɌɄɎǯ
io mean Ǯimiiaiionǯ ȋdonǯi woiiyǡ we canǯi iead ilai eiileiǤ We lile io pieiend we can ilouglȌǤ
We bei oui Gieel-wannabe-boiioms ilai ile language can piobably even -- in one concise woid
-- expiess ile sicl, muddled feeling ilai many of us ai InVeise lave ilis veiy momeni, wlicl
migli be besi summed up asǣ Ǯwe ilinl oui assignmenis smell lile caieipillai dung and oui
piofessois aie going io lave a ball of a iime laugling ai ilem uniil iley fall oơ ileii claiis and
land on ileii evil iuslies'. . Olay, peilaps noi, bui you gei ile idea.
Tle piecision of ileii vocabulaiy especially wiil iegaid io emoiional ieims is beyond oui
expiessive abiliiy (blame ii on oui noi being Gieel) ilai we lave io iesoii io using weiid foims
foi ile iianslaiion of Mailos Vamvalaiis' !"#$"%&'(")"#*&+#("$,&+- ȋieniaiively Ǯyoui eyelasles
sline') below:
You seeǡ ile song las a soii of snazzy emblemaiic qualiiy ilai iniends io coniuie ile image of
youi loveiǯs eyes bui wiiloui licling in youi gag ieƪexes because iis ingenuous simpliciiy simply
suipasses iis iiiie and coiny counieipaiis ilai sayǡ comes in ile foim of ile Englisl Ǯyoui eyes
-- iley aie lile limpid pools!' (Renzo Cesana in !./#0&-%1-/-%"(ȌǤ ǮLimpidǯǫ Ul ilanlsǡ loveiǤ
Wellǡ ile language is one ilingǤ Tle deliveiy is a wlole diơeieni sioiyǤ Oui favouiiie iebeiilo
and laïlo iiagoudia (Gieel uiban]populai foll music) aiiisi, Gioigios Dalaias, lools lile ile
weigli of ile woild is aboui io ieai oui of lis slin wlen le singsǡ lile lis eyeballs migli iusi
buisi wiil all ile ieais in ile woildǡ lile lis Ƥngeinails migliǤǤǤwellǡ you gei ile ideaǤ Call ii
an oveilill of semiǦmoibid selfǦindulgence wiil doom and gloom bui we deƤniiely iecommend
ilis (compaiaiively lealily) foim of escapism ovei cigaieiies (see Feaiuies seciion) oi wlaievei
psycledelic diugs you migli be ilinling of using in ilis iime of siiife. Be wained lowevei, side
eơecis migli include you iisling inƤdeliiy wiil eimǡ a paii of vocal coids and a wlole losi of
Gieel gobbledygool.
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eieimined io coniinue lei ieign as ile Queen of Pop, Madonna is
bacl ai ii again wiil a fouiil Ǯgieaiesi liisǯ paclageǡ 0/(/23"%1&-.
Fans lave voiced mucl dismay in ile blogospleie ovei ile
exclusion of lei besi ballads; yei, as ile iiile suggesis, 0/(/23"%1&- was
cleaily iniended as a dance album in ile Ƥisi placeǡ and ileie aie alieady
iliee oilei compilaiion albums oui ileie ilai ile seniimenial ai leaii
can iuin io.
Ii is inieiesiing io noie ilai ͢͝ of ile ͟͢ songs aie iiacls fiom Madonnaǯs Ƥisi exiensive liis
compilaiion, iooo's 4$$"5+("%/# 0&((/5%1&-, and wlile ile desiie io ieplay ile golden days is
undeisiandable, ile clumsy leavy piopoiiion of Sos liis does (albeii uninieniionally) diaw
aiieniion io Madonna's wobbly posiiion on lei pedesial. Madonna's ieciuiimeni of ioday's
pop and lip lop ioyaliy sucl as Iusiin Timbeilale, Timbaland (in lei mosi ieceni R'n'B album
6"3)# 0"-)7) and Lil Wayne (in a ieceni collaboiaiion called "Revolvei", included on ile sei)
ceiiainly slows some clameleonǦlile eơoii io blend leiself inio iodayǯs music sceneǡ and ii is
commendable ilai sle suipassed Elvis Piesley in :ooS as ile aiiisi wiil ile mosi iop ien liis in
ile lisioiy of Billboaid Hoi ͜͜͝Ǥ Tlis deƤniiely lonouied lei longeviiy in ile music scene and
ieinfoices lei siaius as a pop icon.
Dielaid fans wlo lave followed deai Madge iliougl lei couise of music-maling may noi be
pleased wiil ile exclusions of some well-lnown liis, bui we do feel ilai ilis deceni compilaiion,
in ile veiy leasi, can be expecied io iempi ile musical iasie buds of a piospeciive geneiaiion of
followeis.
T
le masiei of pop-iocl and wiiiy lyiics, Robbie Williams will soon
ieiuin wiil a new album! 8/"(1%7#91((/)#%./#:1)/&#;%"3 will be in
sioies and made available online come Novembei ͥilǤ Tle Ƥisi
single <&)1/* is alieady oui. Ii seems mosi piomising, liniing ai a Robbie
ieiuining io lis leadbanging, cailaiiic besi.
Wlile we waii foi Novembei ilougl, lei us now aiiend io ilose unending iumois ilai leep
suifacing aboui lim being gay. Given, we conceive of lim as some loi siud wlo's bedded (and
is siill bedding) ilousands of women, bui le is also lnown io someiimes lei slip an exieni of
confusion ai ile coie of lis being, ilai le migli lave indulged in lomosexual iendencies. Foi
Williamsǯ aƤcionadosǡ we feel lis lyiics seem pieiiy iellingǤ Fiom lis ͥͥͣ͝ single =()#</>&3/#4#?1/@#
wleie le pondeisǡ Ǯam I siiaigli oi gayǫǯ io ͜͜͞͡ǯs ȋAnd Iǯll beȌ ǮYoui Gay Fiiendǯǡ a iailei ielling
iliead iuns iliougl oui beloved Rocl DI's discogiaply.
Tle subieci of lis sexual leanings came io ile foie in ͜͜͞͡ǡ wlen Williams won a case againsi
iliee publicaiions foi saying le was gay and maling ile luiid claim, among oileis, ilai le'd
given a man a blowiob in a Manclesiei nigliclubǤ His lawyei declaiedǡ DzMi Williams is noiǡ and
las nevei beenǡ lomosexualǤdz Yeiǡ ciazilyǡ le weni bacl io ioling ilai le migli be gay on ile
veiy same day. On lis longsianding singlelood, le iemailed: "Tleie is pleniy of iime io seiile
down wiil ile iigli giil - ilai's of couise if I'm noi gay," and added a wondeifully lyiical line so
claiacieiisiic of limǡ Ǯiiǯs ile love ilai daie noi speal iis name and ileyǯll say iiǯs ile basis of all
my slame'.
Famously commiimeni-plobic, le did muse in :oo6: "Bui I believe ileie's one peison oui ileie
foi eveiybodyǤ I lope ilai sle Ǧ wloevei I cloose Ǧ is a good ǮunǤ
"Oi ./. you nevei lnow, you nevei lnow."
Even lis Tale Tlai exǦbandmaie Howaid Donald said ilai DzRobbie iusi doesnǯi lnow wlai le isǤ
Ii wouldnǯi suipiise me if le was bisexualǤdz Peilapsǡ ilouglǡ all ilai was iusi a passing plase foi
limǤ Foi iwo yeais nowǡ leǯs been daiing Ameiican aciiess Ayda Fieldǡ wlom le mei in LA Ȃ lis
Ƥisi maioi ielaiionslip since Nicole Appleion in ͥͥͣ͝ ȋsle conceived lis clildǡ bui aboiied iiȌǤ He
seems io also lave siopped maling gay]bi iefeiences since meeiing ile new giilfiiend.
A UK psyclologisiǡ wlen asled aboui Robbieǡ opines ilai ii is liglly unlilely ilai Williams
would Ǯcome oui as a gay manǥii is moie lilely ilai le believes any publiciiy is good publiciiyǡ
and ilis issue is ceiiainly geiiing lim pleniy of piessǤǯ Donǯi we all iusi love scandalsǫ And so
ofien, aiieniion gives people an oppoiiuniiy io male money! Tlen ileie's ile ilougli ilai le
migli iusi be milling ile pinl maileiǤ Many gay people adoie limǡ and all ile moie so foi
lis lomosexual linis. Would iley siill buy lis iecoids slould le simply be siiaigli lile all ile
oileis?
Olǡ RobbieǤ Gay oi noi Ȃ you decideǨ
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Paiiial and deceiving woild
you sei aligli my giief,
you aie ioo small, you lave no ioom
foi my ioimenied sigl
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The great, the groovy and the Greek (clockwise): Grigoris Bithikotsis, Sotiria Bellou, Markos Vamvakaris, Mikis
Theodorakis, Giorgios Dalaras, Haris Alexiou and Stavros Kougioumtzis
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